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PARTICLES & PIXELS: MOVING IMAGE CULTURE AFTER LEN LYE
03 September 2005 - 04 September 2005
in association with Unitec New Zealand and the Moving Image Centre
A reminder that the symposium 'Particles & Pixels: Moving Image Culture after Len
Lye" will be taking place this weekend 3 * 4 September 2005, at the Moving Image
Centre, 17 Galatos Street, Central Auckland.
We are extending the deadline for receipt of registration forms, and registrations will
now be taken till 4 pm Thursday 1 September. Limited door sales will also be available on
the day(s) of the symposium, on a first come, first served basis. We would encourage you
to register beforehand however, as places are limited.
Scroll down for the symposium programme.
Session details and fees
SESSION 1 (DAY 1) Saturday 3 September, 10.00am - 5.30pm, $25.00 waged, $15.00 unwaged
SESSION 2 (EVENING OF DAY 1) Saturday 3 September, 7.00pm - 9.00pm, (Curated short film
SESSION 3 (DAY 2), Sunday 4 September, 10.00am - 5.30pm, $25.00 waged, $15.00 unwaged
SPECIAL DEAL FOR ALL SESSIONS: The 'Package' $50.00 waged, $30.00 unwaged.
Morning and afternoon tea will be provided for the daytime sessions (Sessions 1 and 2).
To register, go to http://conference.unitec.ac.nz
. Download the registration form
(provided in PDF format), print, fill out, and send to address provided on the form.
Places are limited, so please register early.
For more information please email Miriam Harris mharris(a)unitec.ac.nz or phone +64 9 815
4321 ext 7143.
SATURDAY 3 SEPTEMBER (SESSION 1)
10:00 - 10:30: Tea/Coffee and Registration
10:30 - 10:45: Welcome
10:45 - 11:45: Keynote Address
Emeritus Professor of Film, Television & Media Studies, University of Auckland, and
author of the authoritative biography Len Lye
"Figures of Motion: Lye's legacy of ideas about art"
11:45 - 12:00: Screening
Films by Veronica Vaevae
12:15 - 12:45: Speaker 1
Len Lye Curator, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth / PhD candidate, Harvard
"Time is a Man, Space is a Woman": Empathy and Eros in Len Lye's work"
12:45 - 1:15: Speaker 2 / artist's presentation
Artist, writer, lecturer * Manukau Institute of Technology
"Hot Scone Daddy"
1:15 - 2:15 LUNCH
Please note that lunch will not be provided. Recommended venues for lunch today are Satya
South Indian Restaurant, 271 Karangahape Road, open for lunch from 11.30 am to 2.30 pm,
bookings phone 09 3770007; or Verona Cafe, 169 Karangahape Road, open for lunch from 11
am, bookings phone 09 3070508. More details under 'Dinner' recommendations below.
2:15 - 2:45: Speaker 3 / artist's presentation
Artist, Gruchy Productions
"Particle Painter to Pixel Pusher"
2:45 - 3:15: Speaker 4 / artist's presentation
Artist, writer, lecturer * Auckland University of Technology
On some current work of her own and on abstract film's covert existence within
mainstream narrative cinema.
3:15 - 3:45: Speaker 5 / artist's Presentation
Artist, lecturer * Auckland University of Technology
3:45 - 4:15: TEA
4:15 - 4:45: Speaker 6
Animator, lecturer * Unitec New Zealand
"The Canadian Connection: Steven Woloshen's Ebullient Creations"
4:45 - 5:15: Speaker 7
Professor of English, University of Auckland
"Particles in Space: The Visible and the Invisible"
5:45 - 6:45: DINNER
Recommended venues for dinner are listed below (bookings essential):
Sri Pinang Malaysian Restaurant
356 Karangahape Road, Auckland (1 minute from symposium venue)
Open for dinner from 5.30 pm
Entrees from $3.50, mains from $12
Ph: 09 358 3886
Satya South Indian Restaurant
271 Karangahape Road, Auckland (1 minute from symposium venue)
Open for dinner from 6 pm
Entrees from $3, mains from $10
Ph: 09 377 0007
Verona Cafe * contemporary cuisine
169 Karangahape Road (2 minutes from symposium venue)
Open 11 am to late
Entrees around $15, mains around $23-$27
Ph: 09 307 0508
7:00 - 9:00 pm: CURATED SCREENING (SESSION 2)
Short films by Len Lye, Stephanie Maxwell, Keum-Taek Jung, Steven Woloshen, Phil Dadson,
Chris Knox, Lisa Reihana, Tessa Laird, Sean Kerr, Janine Randerson, Tim Gruchy, Stella
Brennan, Veronica Vaevae, Jae Hoon Lee, Lissa Mitchell, The Axis of Weevils, and The
THE BAR WILL BE OPEN AND DRINKS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE MOVING IMAGE CENTRE.
SUNDAY 4 SEPTEMBER (SESSION 3)
10:00 - 10:30: Tea/Coffee and Registration (for delegates who did not register on
10:30 - 11:00: Speaker 1
Eve De Castro Robinson
Senior Lecturer, National Institute of Creative Arts & Industries, University of
11:00 - 11:30: Speaker 2
Animator, filmmaker, lecturer * University of Waikato
"New perspectives on cultural memory: sub-cultural engagement with visual music and
11:30 - 12:00: Speaker 3 / artist's presentation
"TELLY CINE: A history of cinema from the Lumieres to New Media"
12:00 - 1:00: Keynote Address
Professor of Animation and Film Studies, Rochester Institute of Technology, New York;
current artist-in-residence at Unitec New Zealand; and major American experimental
An insider's perspective on how Lye's works survive in the art of others.
1:00 - 2:00: LUNCH
Please note that lunch is not provided. A recommended venue for lunch today is the grungy
but delicious Mercury Plaza Food Court, 23-31 Mercury Lane, off Karangahape Road.
2:00 - 2:30: Speaker 4 / artist's presentation
Artist, filmmaker, Te Papa Tongarewa
On own moving image work, and material and structural aspects of film.
2:30 - 3:00: Speaker 5
Artist, lecturer * Unitec New Zealand
"Accents and Silences"
3:00 - 4:00: Panel discussion
Chaired panel discussion, with Roger Horrocks, Wystan Curnow, and other guests.
4:00 - 5:30: Performance
Axis of Weevils * multimedia artists' collective
A multi-media presentation.
Dinner recommendations: Verona Cafe or Satya South Indian Restaurant, both open for dinner
on Sundays from 6 pm. See above for more details.